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Re: quicktips & 'plain english'

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Sat, 8 Feb 2003 22:32:51 +0200 (EET)
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On Sat, 8 Feb 2003, Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:

> What do members think about adding a 'plain english' tip?

Well, the majority of mankind does not understand English,
even plain English.

But using simple language is surely one of the most important things in
accessibility. Achieving it isn't that quick, though. What I mean is that
maybe the quick tips should be just what they are, quick technical tips.

Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
Received on Saturday, 8 February 2003 15:32:54 UTC

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